Tips for learning English

'I' before 'E' except after 'C'

Posted by Zuzana Miyahara Kratka on

Do all rules have an exception? It seems so. I have learnt this little riddle some twenty years ago (yes, twenty!) from an amazing English language teacher. Her name was Kerri, she worked as an air-hostess for British Airways in Paris and was studying for her DELTA in my language school for a career change. Here is how it works, the little spelling bird told me, the rule is 'I' before 'E' hence we spell believe, fierce, friend. But receive, deceit, receipt etc. go the other way around as this is after 'C'.  Of course there are some exceptions, otherwise this would be too easy,...

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Our new titles are in stock!

Posted by Zuzana Miyahara Kratka on

To all Elliot & Gina fans - the wait is finally over! Our March titles arrived to our warehouse early and we have already released the first orders for UK trade and European export. You may now order them online together with the activities. We recommend the pack of three which is of great value with free shipping to EU. Remember to order the activities too. These will be emailed to you directly from Elliot and Gina`s Gran! And please do send us your reviews and feedback - we cannot wait to hear about your delights and impressions of the...

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